GENEVA, Ohio - The Dakota State University women's 4 x 800-meter relay team competed on the first day of the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National meet Thursday afternoon at the SPIRE Institute Sports Complex. The relay team finished 21st overall with a time of nine minutes and 43.79 seconds.
The women's relay team - consists of Kayla Sveen, Stephanie Warnke, Brooke Fritz and Stephanie Uher - improved their previous national qualifying mark time of 9:51.34 from the Buena Vista Open on Jan. 26. A total of 22 relay teams competed in the event.
DSU women's relay team finished eighth in the third heat and did not advance to the finals.
Four Trojan runners - Seth Boomsma, Andy Coy, Uher and D'Artist Williams - will be in action on Friday.
The national meet concludes on Saturday.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director